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synonyms for boorish

  • barbaric
  • churlish
  • coarse
  • impolite
  • rude
  • tasteless
  • ugly
  • uncivilized
  • vulgar
  • bad-mannered
  • bearish
  • cantankerous
  • cloddish
  • clodhopping
  • clownish
  • clumsy
  • countrified
  • gross
  • gruff
  • ill-bred
  • ill-mannered
  • inurbane
  • loud
  • loutish
  • lowbred
  • oafish
  • ornery
  • out-of-line
  • out-of-order
  • provincial
  • rough
  • rustic
  • swinish
  • uncouth
  • uncultured
  • uneducated
  • ungracious
  • unpoised
  • unpolished
  • unrefined
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antonyms for boorish

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  • delicate
  • gentle
  • kind
  • mannerly
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • polished
  • polite
  • refined
  • smooth
  • sophisticated
  • charming
  • cultured
  • exciting
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Then a noisy, boorish and very large American family invades the beach.
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Anyone would be upset, but nothing justified his overbearing and boorish behavior.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIIYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
A senior member of Russia's parliament called the remarks “boorish.”
ON THE NOVELTY OF CALLING A KILLER A KILLERPHILIP BUMPMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
My aunt is quite confident that you, whom she calls the "Pope of Etiquette," will set me straight and tell me that I'm being boorish.
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Have you come again to disturb me to no purpose, and to bring me some boorish fellow, as you did just now?
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Most young people think they are natural when they are only boorish and rude.
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Only vacant or boorish faces met her eyes; it was not a high-class crowd that had come to see the Two-headed Girl.
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Beginning by viewing the Colonel in sulky silence, he had answered his kinsman's overtures only by a rude stare or a boorish word.
THE WILD GEESESTANLEY JOHN WEYMAN
We became particularly hot upon some boorish sneer of Drummle's, to the effect that we were too free with our money.
GREAT EXPECTATIONSCHARLES DICKENS
I shall now to bed, dismissing all thoughts of a certain boorish individual from my mind.
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